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... the entire number of deaths in the U.S., only about one or two percent of those deaths are actually potential organ donors. And that's because many people die with bad infections or from cancer or of old ...
... Knoepfler, a stem cell and cancer expert who was deciding between positions at University of California, Davis and an East Coast school. "I was getting more interested in embryonic stem cells and I knew ...
... be allowed to seek compensation. The court ruled it was too long since the problems - including cancer and skin defects - had emerged, for the claims against the Ministry of Defence. The ruling related ...
TRENTON, N.J. – A severe shortage of a childhood cancer drug should ease before hospitals run out of it in a couple weeks, a top federal regulator said Tuesday. But the companies that make the drug are ...
... underlying mechanisms of pain. Christine A. Miaskowski, R.N., Ph.D., is an American Cancer Society clinical research professor and the associate dean for academic ...
... for pain, over-the-counter painkillers, and rest. In some ways, Jane Byron exemplifies the best — and worst — ways to handle those injuries. At 51, the New York City cancer nurse is a self-described exercise ...
... at risk of dying from a largely curable disease, federal officials and cancer doctors say. Stuart Isett for The New York Times Methotre... A crucial medicine to treat childhood leukemia is ...
TUESDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- A drug used to prevent breast cancer in women at high risk for the disease appears to cause bone loss in some postmenopausal women, a new study finds. The drug, Aromasin ...
... mice years ago. Now, in a recent article, Bruce Spiegelman, professor of cell biology and medicine at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and his colleagues report that, in mice at least, exercise can make ...
... focus instead on two experimental cancer drugs. Meanwhile, ACT is pushing ahead with its blindness study. The company said Monday that surgeons in London injected a patient with Stargardt disease last ...
... an older woman’s risk of osteoporosis is higher than her risk of breast cancer. One reason that only a minority of older women get bone density testing is that osteoporosis is asymptomatic: People often ...
... disabilities. Doctors can refuse to consider a patient for an organ transplant if there is another illness or complications such as a severe infection or cancer that is likely to limit the life span. Mental ...
... as saying. A growing number of hospitals and specialist clinics in large cities in China have been offering stem cell therapies in recent years for treatment of diseases ranging from cancer and Alzheimer's ...
... to treating obesity, for the benefit of everyone in society. On the roadChristine Mills set up the charity Hope for Tomorrow after her husband died from cancer of the spine. She wanted to alleviate the ...
... 9 birth, Phillips learned that her daughter's decision to forgo treatment for tumors on her brain and spine so she could carry the baby would have fatal repercussions. The cancer had marked too much territory. ...
17 December 2011 Last updated at 08:33 ET The government said it now agreed that all forms of cancer treatment were debilitating The government has rewritten plans to change benefits ...
... prostate cancer, spinal injury, Parkinson's disease, spina bifida, multiple sclerosis and polio. "Psychosexual interventions such as counselling and psychotherapy comprise a group of techniques with limited ...
... recent months. They cover a wide range of needs, from small medical expenses to extensive cancer treatments and even organ transplants. The family of a man with Parkinson’s disease is trying to raise money ...
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... and uncertain economic conditions" it had decided to concentrate instead on developing cancer treatments. Geron said it was seeking partners to enable further development of its stem cell programmes.  ...
... the Institute for Aging Research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in New York City. He said it's been suggested that senescence is a protective mechanism, against cancer, for example. However, ...
... about drug side effects like osteonecrosis, or bone death, of the jaw (extremely rare and mostly in cancer patients) and unusual fractures of the thigh bone. They hear that supplements of bone-building ...
By Lilly Workneh, Special to CNN updated 11:20 AM EST, Thu October 27, 2011 Hollywood has tried many times to bring the harsh realities of cancer to the big screen, but audiences don't always want to ...
SALT LAKE CITY — Jon M. Huntsman Sr. — billionaire industrialist, father of a presidential hopeful, four-time cancer survivor — has no patience for the Scrooges of the world. Even the philanthropist club ...
Dr. Carlos Zayas talks with Isaac del Valle at the del Valle house in Alpharetta, Georgia. Dr. Zayas, who battled cancer himself, helps other Hispanics find bone marrow donors. Del Valle, 16, poses outside ...
Dr. Carlos Zayas talks with Isaac del Valle at the del Valle house in Alpharetta, Georgia. Dr. Zayas, who battled cancer himself, helps other Hispanics find bone marrow donors. Del Valle, 16, poses outside ...
IT takes a lot of particles to form a wave. Julia Sweeney, the former “Saturday Night Live” cast member, speaking self-deprecatingly of her pioneering 1996 one-woman Broadway show about having cancer ...
... that you or a loved one has prostate cancer, one of the many examples in Jerome Groopman and Pamela Hartzband’s illuminating new book, “Your Med... Most of us believe we are rational decision makers. ...
THURSDAY, Oct. 6 (HealthDay News) -- The death of Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs has once again focused attention on cancers of the pancreas, which have claimed the lives of several high-profile celebrities. ...
... patient with advanced metastatic cancer. The patient had seemed a little fuzzy-headed that morning, and the oncologist wanted to check for meningitis... Some years ago, Dr. Robert A. Burton was the neurologist ...
... his back. But it's not just a temporary ache. Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) soon learns that he has a rare form of cancer on his spine. His prognosis... LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Adam, a producer at ...
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